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William Mesa
William Mesa

Dr. William Mesa is Associate Professor of Management and Accounting for the School of Business and Leadership at Colorado Christian University. As a member of the faculty since 2004, Dr. Mesa has made his presence known through involvement with students at all levels in the School of Business and Leadership and also through mentoring students outside of the classroom.

His primary research interests are in strategic management and organizational behavior. He has developed papers and presentations on strategy and organizational behavior for a variety of conferences and publications including several reviews in The Journal of Consumer Marketing and the Journal of Brand Management. He recently conducted an exploratory study on the behavioral characteristics of community orchestras with the aim of improving the alignment between resources and musician participation.

His interest in international academics and leadership has been reflected through faculty posts and involvement with various institutions in Asia. Dr. Mesa has served as a guest lecturer and foreign expert in organizational strategy for such entities as Chongqing University, Dalian University of Technology, and Sichuan Institute of Management and Economics. He also has provided guidance and instruction on Chinese culture and economics to students while conducting seminars in the People's Republic of China.

Dr. Mesa remains involved in the Denver-Metro community as a percussionist for the Littleton Symphony Orchestra and is also active in the Mile High Fencing Club, Sun Do Sul Martial Arts, and the "Dead Prophets Society"-a discussion group of faith and culture. Living in Colorado, he enjoys many outdoor pursuits such as backpacking, bicycling, and cross country running.

He received both his B.A. (1990) and M.A. (1992) in Accountancy from New Mexico State University and his Doctor of Management degree from Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs.

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